Niantic and The Pokemon Company have announced a Special Research to track down Mythical Pokemon Celebi in Pokemon GO worldwide.
The research task will be available from August 20, 2018. As long as you’ve completed the third group of tasks related to the Special Research on Mew, you can start on the Celebi Special Research at your own pace.
In addition, more Pokemon from the Johto region have started appearing in the wild, and a new Celebi T-shirt is now available for free in the Style Shop.
Check out the full details below.
Along the way to discovering Celebi’s time-shifting nature, you’ll encounter tasks that will test your skills as a Trainer. Complete tasks to gain XP, receive useful items, and even encounter certain Pokémon on your journey! You can begin completing Special Research on Celebi at any time as long as you have done the third group of tasks related to the Special Research on Mew, and actively finish tasks related to both at your own pace!
For those who have already completed the exclusive Pokémon GO Fest Special Research and have obtained the Time Travel Pokémon, completing this new Special Research will earn you a new bounty of Candy to power up your Celebi.
The presence of Celebi has also drawn out the appearance of more Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region. Plus, Field Research relating to Pokémon discovered in the Johto region will be available throughout this special time. So get into the Johto spirit and get ready for a new adventure!
Can’t wait to show your love for the Johto region? A new Celebi T-shirt is now available for free in the Style Shop. Plus, Pokémon HeartGold and Pokémon SoulSilver Trainer avatar items are also available in the Style Shop, featuring outfits that unlock according to your Johto medal progress.
Prepare yourselves to get out there and complete this exciting Special Research, Trainers! Stay safe, and happy exploring!